University Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    May 07, 2021  
University Catalog 2020-2021
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CMST 3125 - Science Communication

This performance-oriented course allows students the opportunity to enhance their communication skills in relationship to their scientific research and career interests. This course will help students to move from an understanding of science to possessing the skill to transfer scientific thinking in critical and ethical ways to expert and non-expert publics with the purpose of influencing policy, generating financial and institutional support, and addressing scientific misinformation. Major emphasis is placed on clarity, delivery, and tailoring scientific information for different audiences, formats,and situations. This course requires students have either their own scientific research project or significant knowledge of a scientific phenomenon on which to base their presentations. Prerequisite: CMST 1010, 1010H, 1080, 1400, or 1500, OR instructor permission. (3, Sp)



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